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Stage Firm Name Amount Investment Criteria Contact Information
Angel/Seed Plains Angels $0.1-0.5m Invest at the early stage businesses that has a large market opportunity, market traction and a demonstrable ability to scale.

c/o Square One DSM, 321 E. Walnut St., Suite 140, Des Moines, IA 50309

E: tej@plainsangels.com
W: www.plainsangels.com

Private Equity AAVIN Equity Advisors, LLC $2.0-6.0m Buyouts, recaps and expansion financing in companies with at least $1.5 million in cash flow.

1245 1st Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

E: jthorp@aavin.com
W: www.aavin.com

Angel/Seed Ag Ventures Alliance Up to $0.5m Seeking opportunities in food and agriculture investments within 5 hours drive from Mason City.

2023 South Federal, Mason City, IA 50401

E: jconway@agventuresalliance.com
W: www.agventuresalliance.com

Angel/Seed Ames Seed Capital Up to $0.2m Focus on Story County Iowa early-stage startup companies with business plans and proof of concept determined.

Ames Economic Development Commission, 304 Main, Ames, IA 50010

E: ron@ameschamber.com
W: www.amesedc.com

Private Equity Bridgepoint Investment Partners Up to $0.5m Lower and middle market investment banking and private equity firm.

700 Locust Street, Suite 203, Des Moines, IA 50309

E: aclaypool@bridgepointmb.com
W: www.bridgepointmb.com

Angel/Seed Built By Iowa 50k-250k BBI is an early stage fund created to help talented entrepreneurs bridge the funding gap between angels and a Series A. Our primary focus is Iowa-based technology start-ups, but we will invest nationally and across any vertical when we believe in the team and the opportunity.

105 Iowa Ave, Ste 231, Iowa City, IA 52240

E: robymiller@gmail.com
W: www.builtbyiowa.com

Private Equity CMA Ventures Up to $1.2m Businesses in the seed, early-stage and growth-stage that require funding to develop product or to accelerate growth.

2600 Grand Avenue, Suite 300, Des Moines, Iowa 50312

E: info@cmaventures.net
W: www.cmaventures.net

Venture Capital Dallas Venture Partners $0.1-2.0m Invest in talented management teams with disruptive technologies with a preference for Midwest location.

2801 Woodside Street, Dallas, TX 75204

E: Matt@dallasventurepartners.com
W: www.dallasventurepartners.com

Angel/Seed Iowa Corn Opportunities, LLC $0.2-0.5m Nationwide lead and preferred co-investor in strategic companies in the agriculture and corn industry.

5505 NW 88th Street Suite 100, Johnston, IA 50131

E: bjones@iowacornopportunities.com
W: www.iowacornopportunities.com

Venture Capital Iowa First Capital Fund

101 First Avenue SE PO Box 607, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-0607

E: dwangeman@cmanco.com
W: www.cmanco.com

Angel/Seed Iowa Seed Fund II, LLC $0.1-0.25m Seed or Series A/B growth capital for companies located in Iowa.

230 Second Street S.E., Suite 212 , Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

E: cnelson@edcinc.org

Venture Capital Manchester Story Group $2.5 – $5 MM Multi-stage lead investor with a focus on financial & tech-enabled services, healthcare & life sciences, software & other.

2116 Financial Center Des Moines, IA 50309

E: kinley@manchesterstory.com
W: www.manchesterstory.com/

Venture Capital Next Level Ventures $1.0-4.0m Fast growing companies with significant operations in Iowa with revenue of $1 million or more.

666 Walnut Street, Suite 1280, Des Moines, IA 50309

E: info@nextlevelvc.com
W: www.nextlevelvc.com

Angel/Seed North Iowa Venture Capital Fund II $0.1-0.3m Early stage or growth companies with a preference for North Central Iowa, but not limited by region.

John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, 500 College Drive, Mason City, IA 50401

E: putnatim@niacc.edu
W: www.niacc.edu/pappajohn

Seed/Venture Capital Prarie Crest Capital $0.25-5.0M Early stage Seed and Round A for initial investment – Agtech and Technolgy companies. Midwestern focus.

317 6th Avenue, Suite #700, Des Moines, IA 50309

E:mark.white@prariecrestcapital.com

W :www.prairiecrestcapital.com

Venture Capital River Glen Private Capital $0.5-2.0m Lead or follow venture investments in seed/early-stage startup companies with a focus on agriculture, financial and medical technologies.

2600 Westown Parkway, Suite 346, West Des Moines, IA 50266

E: matt@riverglencapital.com
W: www.riverglencapital.com

Venture Capital Renew Rural Iowa $0.2-2.5m Seed and Series A investments in Iowa AgTech, BioTech, advanced manufacturing, and software.

5400 University Avenue, West Des Moines, IA 50266

E: akoppes@insidefb.com
W: www.renewruraliowa.com

Venture Capital Twelve19 Ventures Up to $0.5m Co-invests in early stage and growth business backed by strong management teams.

801 Grand Ave., Suite 3560, Des Moines, IA 50309

E: info@twelve19ventures.com
W: www.twelve19ventures.com

Angel/Seed Veridian Credit Union Up to $0.5m Veridian Credit Union can only invest in Iowa based companies that fit the definition of small business.

1827 Ansborough Ave Waterloo IA 50702

E: NickAE@VeridianCU.org
W: www.VeridianCU.org

Private Equity St. Martin Land Company $0.2-2.5m Late stage private equity; larger amounts available for 51-100% of the equity.

115 Third Ave SE, Suite 806, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

E: susan.corrigan@stmartinland.com
W: www.stmartinland.com

Angel/Seed FIN Capital Up to $0.3m FIN Capital is a network of discerning, professionally diverse women committed to investing in companies with strong leadership, unique solutions, scalability, and a clear exit strategy.  FIN Capital will invest in female led as well as male led companies in Iowa as well as outside Iowa. 8345 University Blvd. Suite F
Clive, IA 50325
E: hwessels@theiowacenter.org
W: http://theiowacenter.org/get-started/fin-capital/